Ease Low Back Pain: A Simple Traction Technique with a Yoga Strap

By
Lillah Schwartz, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500
The benefits of practicing a simple traction technique with yoga strap to ease low back pain

Over my 30 years of teaching yoga to all kinds of people with lower back pain, I’ve become familiar with how someone’s discomfort can run the gamut from a backache at the end of the day, or muscle spasms from poor body mechanics to a bulging disc or joint misalignment that consistently presses on a nerve causing radiating nerve pain. Sometimes this type of nerve pain is called sciatica. This is a familiar story. 

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